Welcome to AMI

American Music Institute is a non-profit organization founded with the mission to provide a high level of music education for students of all ages for all instruments, levels and styles of music. Our campuses are located in Clarendon HillsDowners Grove, and St. Charles IL. We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of music instruction and professional music performance throughout the Chicago area community. We offer music lessons at our three campuses as well as lessons in-home. In addition to our Private Lesson Program, AMI also offers group classes, ensembles, Conservatory Program, Summer Music Camp and more.
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AMI offers private lessons at either in-school, in-home or Online Lessons and start studying with an Acclaimed AMI Faculty member. Register Today…

AMI Violin CompetitionAMI Violin Competition – Aug 1st, 2021 – ONLINE

The AMI Violin Competition is a national competition for young artists ages 5-18yrs old.
Submit a current live video performance by Aug 1st  Register Now…

American Youth Symphony Orchestra – AUDITIONS

The AYSO is geared toward serious-minded musicians and is designed to bring young musicians ages 7-18 years old to the next level of their musical education. AYSO takes place at AMI’s Downers Grove Campus.
AUDITION DATES: Jan 24th & March 7th Register Now…

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  • Beginning Brass – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Guitar – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Voice – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Violin – Tues 6-7pm

Registration Ends – 1st Day of Class. Register Today…

AMI Summer Music Camp – July 19-23, 2021

The AMI Summer Music Camp is a day camp held Monday – Friday at American Music Institute’s Downers Grove Campus. It is open to all instruments and levels of students, ages 5 – 18 years old. Beginner Music Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-1pm – Little Mozart Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm – Young Artist Camp (13-18yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm. Aftercare (available) – Mon-Fri 3-5:30pm. Register Today…

Mini-Campus Program

The Mini-Campus Program provides and creates music programs for Chicago-area public & private schools that currently do not have music programs or want to add other essentials… i.e. music lessons, theory, orchestra, band, choir, etc. More info…


AMI provides in-school & in-home lessons for piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons and music lessons in all symphonic wind, brass, percussion and string instruments.

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